Rosemary Couscous With Bell pepper And Garlic

Sometimes we don't have time to throw together a big lunch or dinner. This recipe is easy and clean and it tastes great. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups vegetable broth 2 tsp rosemary, minced 2 clove garlic, minced 1/4 c bell pepper, chopped very fine salt and pepper 2 c couscous DIRECTIONS:  In a medium saucepan combine the… Continue reading Rosemary Couscous With Bell pepper And Garlic


Wacky Mac Pasta Salad

This is a fun spin on the pasta salad. I adore this salad and I make it a lot. It is not oil free but you can omit the oil if you want. It is still very delicious. It travels well and I take this with me a lot for my lunch. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb… Continue reading Wacky Mac Pasta Salad


Avocado And Arugula Pesto Pasta

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups arugula 2 avocados 2 cloves garlic, minced juice of 2 limes 1 cup fresh basil, torn salt and pepper to taste 1 box small pasta of choice DIRECTIONS: In a food processor combine all of the ingredients except the pasta and blend until smooth. set aside. Bring a large pot of water… Continue reading Avocado And Arugula Pesto Pasta


Southern Style Grits

This is a southern traditional dish in the south. It is made from corn and is a staple breakfast item. You can serve grits in numerous ways. This recipe makes a lot of grits that can feed a crowd. You can adapt the measurements for smaller portions. INGREDIENTS: 3 cups water (1 cup water for… Continue reading Southern Style Grits



This is a quick and healthy breakfast when you are short on time. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 c Nuts, Toasted and chopped 1/3 c. oats 2 tbsp dried fruit 1/3 cup warm plant-based milk or water 1 tbsp maple syrup 1 c fresh berries DIRECTIONS: in a large bowl add the toasted nuts, oats, maple syrup, dried… Continue reading Muesli


Pea Pesto With Grilled Baguette

This is one of my favorite appetizers that I serve at holiday parties or special occasions. It is super easy to make and very delicious. My grandmother would make this for me as a snack when I went to her home to visit. INGREDIENTS: 1 (10 oz) bag of peas, thawed 1 clove garlic, grated… Continue reading Pea Pesto With Grilled Baguette


Sugar And Spice Nuts

This is a treat that I keep on hand or in my pantry. It is a staple in our house for when we the snack binges. It is simple to make and very good. It is a healthier option for store-bought nut mixes. INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup aquafaba 4 cups nuts of choice ( I use… Continue reading Sugar And Spice Nuts


Patty Melt With Pemento Cheese

This is a burger That I make several times during the summer months. It is simply delicious. It is by no means a " healthy burger". This is a treat for us.  You are going to love this burger as it takes burgers to a whole new level. I serve this burger with a side… Continue reading Patty Melt With Pemento Cheese

Soups And Stews

Tomato Soup With Red Pepper Flakes

This soup is perfect for the cold winter months. It warms you up from the inside out. It is elegant and delicious. You can serve this for date night or whip it up and have it while you're snuggled under a blanket watching Netflix. INGREDIENTS: 3 tbsp vegan butter 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, diced 2… Continue reading Tomato Soup With Red Pepper Flakes


Tofu Minestrone

This soup packs a lot of flavor, and is very filling. It is one of my favorite tofu soups That I have created. It is simple to make and has very simple ingredients. It requires no more work than a traditional minestrone and it is more healthy for you. It is completely plant-based with the… Continue reading Tofu Minestrone